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Vintage 1930s Evening Dress - Gorgeous Glowing Orange Sherbet Taffeta Autumnal Gown w Silk Velvet Bows + Massive Shawl or Hood Size S to M

Regular price $178.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $178.00 USD
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•Highlights: sleek, flowing fabric; sleeveless with a MASSIVE and voluminous shoulder shawl (13 1/2" long in the rear!) with a pleated/rhumba-ruffled edge; shawl can also be styled and worn as a hood; rear sash ties to nip tight; V-shaped tiers of rhumba ruffles encircle skirt; three velvet bows

such a saucy boudoir-inspired gown, its knockout color and dramatic style will stand out beautifully at any event 

•Colors: orange (similar to orange sherbet), dark chocolate brown (bows)

•Fabric(s): taffeta -- I believe it's an acetate or blend with a satiny finish, presses up sleekly

•Lined: no

•Closures: side metal snap placket

•Designer/Labels: no

Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.


About a modern size S to M range; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust (underarm area measured flat, then doubled) to about 36"/37" pulled taut
Waist about 29" slack, 30" taut unbelted -- draw down sashes to fit you perfectly
Hips about 38"
Bodice, shoulder to middle of waist sash area about 16"
Shoulder to hem about 55 1/2"
Hood about 13 1/2" measured to hem from center back neck


Great vintage condition. Cleaned. 80+ years old.

Noted: one very faint pea-sized water type splash at rear skirt that didn't lift in cleaning...this hides under the dangling rear sash tips when worn.

Underarm rims are somewhat faded, not seen during wear.

Dress wears and displays beautifully.


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